'''Epic Games, Inc.''', also known as '''Epic''' and formerly '''Epic MegaGames''', is an United States|American video game development
company based in Cary, North Carolina
, and partially owned by Tencent Holdings
, which is one of the largest internet & video gaming companies in China.
They are well known for their Unreal Engine
technology, which has powered their popular in-house ''Unreal (series)|Unreal
'' series of first-person shooters, and the ''Gears of War
'' series for the Xbox 360
It is the parent company of game developer Chair Entertainment
. It has also owns game studios in Berlin, Shanghai,
Seattle, Seoul, Tokyo, and the United Kingdom. Key developers at Epic Games include chairman, CEO and technical director Tim Sweeney (game developer)|Tim Sweeney
, and lead programmer Steve Polge
. Jerry O'Flaherty
was the studio art director from 2003 to 2007....